Preterm births in Alaska

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Definitions: Number and percent of preterm births (less than 37 weeks gestation) among all live births with valid data by region
Gestational age is based upon the obstetrical estimate of gestation at delivery (OE).  All data are presented using the OE.

Data Source: Alaska Section of Health Analytics and Vital Records
More data on this topic can be found using the Alaska Maternal and Child Health Indicators site, Alaska Department of Health, Division of Public Health, Section of Women's, Children's, and Family Health; Preterm births in Alaska dashboard accessed on: 2022-12-29.

Footnotes: Updated December 2022